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Call for interest from Shetland craftmakers

Posted by on March 25th, 2014 No Comments

Call for interest from Shetland craftmakers! Shetland Forwirds invites Shetland-based craftmakers to take part in the Year of Dialect 2014 through incorporating dialect into your work. Find out more & how to apply here:


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Weather Stations ‘Element Trail’ exhibition launch

Posted by on February 26th, 2014 No Comments

Whilst the wind has blown wild this winter, the HNC Music class at Shetland College / Mareel has been busy composing original music in response to the theme of weather and the impact it has on us.
An eclectic mix of compositions has emerged inspired by various stimuli, including a visit to the Met Office.…

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Ebb Tide Project looking for filmmakers

Posted by on February 7th, 2014 No Comments

The Shetland Moving Image Archive, Shetland Arts Development Agency and the Shetland Heritage Association are delighted to be taking part in the cultural programme surrounding the Commonwealth Games. The three organisations are working together to commission a series of films to be screened from 19th to 25th July on the Tall Ship “Glenlee”, at Riverside…

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Time to Shine Shetland – Youth Arts Strategy

Posted by on January 31st, 2014 No Comments

Time to Shine is a new opportunity for young people in all parts of Shetland to really get involved in the arts activities they want. Time to Shine is being launched by Creative Scotland. Shetland Arts is working with Shetland Islands Council’s Creative Links and Youth Services to make this happen in Shetland. Young people will be at the…

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2 Free Continuous Professional Development Opportunities

Posted by on January 29th, 2014 No Comments

Two free CPD (Continuous Professional Development) Opportunities at Bonhoga Gallery, Weisdale Mill.
For artists, teachers and community based staff.
Dennis Coutts: Sixties’ Revisited… – Book Online Here
Monday 10 February 2014, 4.30 – 6pm.
Teas/ coffees will be available on arrival.
After the huge success of Dennis Coutts’ 2012 exhibition, Sixties’ Exposure, the era is

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